Jeremy Clarkson wiki: twitter, net worth, top gear, fired, personal life
Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson, best known for co-presenting the BBC TV show Top Gear was born on 11 April 1960 on Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Clarkson is a Journalist, presenter, columnist, writer who specializes in motoring. He pens weekly posts for "The Sunday Times" and "The Sun".
Clarkson’s Net Worth
Jeremy Charles has an estimated net worth of $ 50 million. In 2010, he has received $583,000,000 from Top Gear. The total amount he amount received as BBC talent fee was $833,000,000. Clarkson earned an extreme $13 million per year both in bonuses and dividends from the show. His earnings from his role in Top Gear in 2012 was $ 5 million. Dividends received from the company which he co-owns with BBC Worldwide was estimated to be around $ 15 million. The amount he earned when BBC bought out all outstanding stakes to take full control of the Top Gear Empire was $ 21 million. In 2014, his Income from motoring show was estimated to be $ 1.6 million.
Top Gear (2002 TV Series)
Top Gear is a British TV series about motor cars, primarily cars created by Jeremy Clarkson and Andy Wilman. The unadventurous motoring magazine program has developed a peculiar, funny and sometimes debatable style over time, and has become a significant show in British widespread culture. In November 2005, Top Gear won an International Emmy in the Non-Scripted Entertainment class. After 2009, Top Gear was chosen best program of the decade in a Channel 4-commissioned, The Greatest TV Shows of the Noughties.
Clarkson was fired from Top Gear?
In March 2015, Clarkson was adjourned by the BBC from Top Gear succeeding a "fracas" with one of the show's producers. It appeared that Clarkson had been involved in a quarrel over cuisine while filming on location in Hawes, North Yorkshire. Clarkson's contract with the BBC deceased at the end of March, and a formerly proposed three-year renewal was reserved. On 25 March 2015, the BBC released an official announcement confirming that, because of the activities which led to his suspension, they would not be recommencing his contract with the show. In November 2015 Tymon prosecuted Clarkson and the BBC for racial discrimination over the oral abuse he received in the March incident. The succeeding February, Clarkson formally made an apology to Tymon and settled the ethnic discrimination and personal injury right for nearly $130,000.
Clarkson’s Personal life
Clarkson wedded Alexandra James in 1989 but got divorced. In May 1993 he married his manager, Frances Cain. The couple lived with their three children. In September 2010 Clarkson has approved a privacy command against his first wife to prevent her from publishing claims that their sexual association continued after his second marriage. Clarkson is an ultimate follower of the Premier League football club, Chelsea.
Robert Clarkson is a very social media addictive person. Currently, he has 7.1 million followers on his twitter (@JeremyClarkson). On 30 July 2015 Clarkson twitted “I'm very excited to announce that Hammond, May and I have signed a deal with.@AmazonVideo.” On 8 November 2016, he presented an award to Roger Daltrey by twitting “So last night I presented a big award to the all-around good geezer, Roger Daltrey, who is 72. inches tall.” Clarkson is a very friendly person as he tweets everything about his personal life.
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